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Sickle cell disease patient treated with CRISPR tech

NPR reported yesterday that CRISPR gene-editing technology was used for the 1st time to treat a patient with the genetic disorder...

If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em?

Elon Musk ain't Beyonce but he wants to upgrade you. His human-computer interface startup Neuralink came out of stealth mode yesterday...

At the same damn time: solar energy device makes both electricity...

Scientists at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in Saudi Arabia have developed a device that produces electricity and clean...

Rashida Tlaib wants to give $3K per year to every low-income...

Michigan Dem Rep. Rashida Tlaib proposed a bill that will give $3K a year to low-income adults. Universal Basic Income Lite Sen. Kamala...

Grocery store gives plastic bags with embarrassing designs to people who...

East West Market, a grocery market in Vancouver found out charging a 5 cent fee on single-use bags didn't do enough...

Embassies are defying Trump admin’s rainbow flag ban

This year, Trump admin banned US embassies from flying rainbow flags during Pride Month. Diplomats got spine, tho. Some embassies are...

Baltimore shows us how to grow urban forests

Research shows that stress levels, heart rate, muscle tension, asthma rates, and blood pressure all decrease in the presence of trees....

Youth v. Gov Climate change lawsuit begins

Yesterday, Federal appeals court judges had a hearing for Juliana v. United States. The case, originally filed by 21 teenagers back in...

San Francisco bans facial recognition

San Francisco passed a bill to ban facial recognition yesterday - becoming the first major city to prohibit local govt agencies...

Monsanto ordered to pay $2bil for its cancer-causing weed killer

Yesterday, a jury ordered Monsanto to pay more than $2 billion to a couple in California who claim they got non-Hodgkin's lymphoma...